Leon Chambers
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Leon Chambers

Leon C.

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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
My career of teaching and performing spans over 50 years, Experience has shown me the importance of providing a fun and positive atmosphere of discovery. An environment without judgement or expectation is ideal for learning and performing.

About Leon C.

I am a professional pianist and teacher formally trained at the American Conservatory of music with majors in piano and instrumental education. My career in teaching and performing spans over 50 years, and my experience is varied. I have taught in my home, online, and in colleges. As a performer, I have performed solo, with 17-piece big bands, orchestras, rock bands, jazz trios, and have accompanied choirs and dancers. Experience has shown me the importance of providing a fun and positive atmosphere of discovery. An environment without judgment or expectation is ideal for learning and performing.

A strong believer in ear training, I integrate it into all areas of study to help my students become skilled and confident musicians. Studying and working with master musicians has enabled me to create engaging and effective strategies to give my students a working knowledge of traditional Harmony, contemporary jazz theory, and improvisation.

As a retired Physical Therapist who has worked with patients of all ages and disabilities, I bring a unique perspective to teaching.
Retirees, adults, and children welcome.

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Elias
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Great teacher!! Very patient and professional in his approach to the lesson. Recommend him to all who would like to take piano lessons. You will learn a lot.

Posted Jun 12, 2020
Robyn Strohacker
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Our lessons with Leon have been amazing, his methods of teaching my 9yr old granddaughter has improved her learning experience immensely! He has even helped me help her. I'm looking forward to his teaching her for many more years to come

Posted Jun 4, 2020
Jennifer
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Leon is a great piano teacher! He is very diverse in his approach, and enjoys teaching using different methods. This includes scales, clusters and pitch matching. He also plays accompaniments to enhance the sounds. He really enjoys teaching and takes a lot of time explaining dynamics and note reading.

Posted Jun 3, 2020

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Experience

Vice President of The Southwest Symphony Orchestra
Sep 2002 - Oct 2004

The Southwest Symphony Orchestra

Education

BS Physical Therapy
Sep 1984 - Jun 1988

Universit of Illinois at Chicago

Piano performance and instrumental education.
Sep 1963 - Jun 1972

American Conservatory of Music

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Affiliations

American Physical Therapy Association
Sep 1984
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 100,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.

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